Writing the Book on ‘Big Data’
Computer science professor Nagiza Samatova and her students wanted a better introductory book on a particular approach to data mining. So, they wrote one.
A STEM Leader
NC State is feeding the economy's fastest-growing fields better than any other land-grant university. A recent US News & World Report study NC State produces a higher percentage of science, technology, engineering and math grads than any other land-grant.
Parker Steps Up as Williams Steps Down
Student Senate president Alex Parker takes the helm of student government's executive branch when NC State's newly elected student body president resigns.
The Future of Science
Global challenges don't confine themselves to tidy academic disciplines. The researchers confronting them need to be nimble. The new College of Sciences was designed to encourage NC State students and faculty in the biological, mathematical, statistical, physical, chemical and earth sciences to work across disciplinary lines.
More than 5,200 new alumni celebrated their graduation from NC State on May 11.
MBA Students Win Marketing Challenge
A team of graduating students from the Jenkins MBA program in the Poole College of Management won a marketing contest sponsored by tech powerhouses Lenovo and Microsoft.
Army veteran, parachutist, beagle enthusiast: Khalida Hendricks has an eclectic group of past titles. As of Saturday, she can add "NC State graduate" to the list.
Around the World in 50 Meals
Through his 50 Meals in 50 Days project, graduating design student Austin Simmons spent the summer of 2012 expanding his horizons, one meal and one country at a time.
Seniors Emily Tucker, Josh Privette, Mary Charles Hale and Andy Walsh received the Mathews Medal, the highest non-academic honor awarded to NC State students.
Ph.D. students Suzanne O’Connell and Aaron Fox immersed themselves in Croatian agriculture, cuisine and culture as they explored study abroad options with the University of Zagreb’s Faculty of Agriculture.